Irish Language Surf Camp
Specifically for students going into 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year
Full Week Camp:
- Enjoy Irish & Learn to Surf
- Mornings :- Class Room Tuition with Qualified Irish Teachers
- Afternoons : Surfing trí Ghaeilge with fluent speaking Instructors
- Emphasis is on Developing Oral Skills through Active learning .
- All equipment Supplied
- Limited spaces on this camp
- Cost TBC
2017 Dates : TBC
- 10am to 3.30pm each day.
"Breaking down barriers" The emphasis of this camp is on Developing Oral Irish Skills through Active Learning. We make every effort to ensure each student enjoys the course and gains an appreciation for the Irish Language in a fun way. Limited spaces are available.
Students need : Pack Lunch. Note Book.Towel,Swimwear, Wear Sun Screen.
Freedom Surf School & Adventure - Bilingual Centre. The Beach House, Tramore, Co Waterford.
Tel 051 386773 - 086 3914908 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Approved by the Irish Surfing Association. Supported by Foras na Gaeilge
Private location with Lecture rooms. Separate Changing Rooms, Surf Cafe, Indoor & Outdoor Eating Areas.
All equipment provided and use of surf school facilities: Hot Showers & Changing Rooms. Bring your own Lunch, snacks available in our coffee doc.
Lesson Details, and what to bring:
Lesson Starts with
The Surf lesson starts with a 15 minute land based instruction & safety brief at the surf school base, followed by wet suit fitting & changing. A light warm up at water’s edge, then into the surf with your instructor for approximately one hour. Instruction takes place in waist depth water for maximum learning, enjoyment and safety. Return to the surf school for a hot shower, relax and lesson recap in the kitchen Coffee Doc.
Please note : lesson / surf camp times may be changed to suit surf / weather conditions.
All Equipment Provided
Wetsuit, boots, (hoods and gloves in winter), beginner Surf Board. We have a wide range of wetsuits and equipment, our experienced Surf Instructors will provide the necessary guidance to make sure the equipment is right for you.
Beginner Surf Lesson
We start with the fundamentals of surfing which provide you with the best foundation to build your surfing skills. Our experienced surf instructors will take you through step by step techniques on how to get to your feet. This is all done in a fun and relaxed atmosphere geared to building your confidence and encouraging you as you progress.
Developer Surf Lesson
Our Developer Surf Lesson progresses the surfer to start riding unbroken waves. Your instructor will help you to develop paddling out skills, duck diving, understand positioning, wave selection, top/bottom turns and cut back along with gaining an understanding of body movement. After completing these lessons you will be on your way to a new level of surfing.
Improver Surf Lesson
Our Improver Lesson builds on the basic surfing techniques you have learned, improves your paddling skills, speed up your pop up and develops your turning. During the session you will be given specific tasks and goals to focus and work on to improve your surfing skills.
Instructors & Safety
All our Instructors are experienced surfers and Irish Surfing Association Qualified. The ISA ratio of one instructor per eight surfers. All Instructors are qualified lifeguards and first aiders. For added safety we use Coloured Vests over wetsuits for high visibility and identification. We are an Irish Surfing Association Approved Surf School.
What you need to bring
Swimwear & Towel, Sunscreen
If you have a full wetsuit bring it along, (short wetsuits are not suitable for lessons.)